Browse Month: March 2013

Airports in Southeast Asia


Getting to Southeast Asia for a sailing holiday has never been easier.  The region is easily accessible by air from every continent in the world. Regional flights are affordable and convenient with hundreds of air trips available each day in the region’s main air hubs of Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Phuket, and Bali.

Thailand’s Bangkok International Airport (Suvarnabhumi) acts as the hub for onward air travel to Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, while Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the best place to get a flight to the Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah and to Brunei. Singapore’s award-winning Changi International Airport caters to worldwide flights as well as regional links to Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines.

Myriad routes into the region are served by international carriers, including Silk Air, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines, and Garuda Indonesia. Domestic carriers include Pelangi Air, AirAsia, and Berjaya Air in Malaysia; Lao Airlines in Laos; and Bangkok Airways and P.B. Air in Thailand and Cambodia.